Why you should consider The University of Scranton - a hidden powerhouse

Recorded Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 10:00 PM

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University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

The University of Scranton may be considered a regional university, but it has won numerous awards for excellence in preparing students for health care professions, and has consistently produced some of the most Fulbright Recipients and Goldwater scholars per capita - along with Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes finalists.

Learn from Christopher why this small school will bring out your best academic self, with a focus on undergraduate teaching and development of the whole person.


Christopher Kilner

University of Scranton – Presidential Scholar and triple major in Biochemistry | Environmental Science | Philosophy | minor in Political Science
Trinity College Dublin – Mitchell Scholar and Master's Degree in Biodiversity & Conservation
Duke University – 5th year PhD candidate in Ecology
Christopher is one of the most accomplished college students of the past decade, winning multiple international accolades: Mitchell Scholar, Goldwater Scholar, Rhodes Scholar Finalist, and Marshall Scholar Finalist. He has worked with over 60 students over the past 5 years as an advisor. While Christopher is honored to have received his many titles and accolades, the college experience was so much more and this is why he wants to help all students achieve their potential at their dream school! As a triple major who went to undergrad at a smaller school on a scholarship, then lived in Ireland while attending Trinity College, and now pursues a PhD at Duke University, Christopher has experience at schools ranging from the small to the big, the close-knit to the prestigious. As an international fellow, Christopher has vast experience in interview preparation and essay writing; as an advisor and application reader to these competitive fellowships, he has a keen eye on how to find the narrative in an applicants story!
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University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

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